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CompassReading class

Represents a compass reading.

Syntax


/* For information about creating or accessing this object, see Remarks. */

Members

The CompassReading class has these types of members:

Properties

The CompassReading class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

HeadingAccuracy

Read-onlyGets the compass's heading accuracy.

HeadingMagneticNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to magnetic-north.

HeadingTrueNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to geographic true-north.

Timestamp

Read-onlyGets the time at which the sensor reported the reading.

 

Remarks

This object is accessed when you invoke the GetCurrentReading method; and, it is accessed when you retrieve the Reading property of the CompassReadingChangedEventArgs object in the event callback method.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Sensors
Windows::Devices::Sensors [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported server

None supported

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Sensors
Windows::Devices::Sensors [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

Attributes

[DualApiPartition()]
[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Threading(Both)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

See also

Object
Sensor data and display orientation

 

 

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